How to Paint Comic Book with the iPad

Published on July 5th, 2012

The iPad has transformed the way you read comics, but did you know you can create comic art on the iPad too? Hi-Fi color artists Brian & Kristy Miller teach you step-by-step in the new book, How to Paint Comic Books with the iPad. Learn the tools and techniques as you get hands on with the iPad and complete twelve super-heroic painting tutorials.  This Multi-Touch book helps you learn to paint comic books faster with interactive image galleries showing you each stage of the painting.  Each projects includes tutorial videos that demonstrate the important concepts and techniques. The book also provides you with tools to bookmark, highlight, and add your own notes to important sections you may want to revisit later.


What will you learn in How to Paint Comic Books with the iPad?  You will learn how to import drawings into the iPad for painting.  Not sure where to start?  The book comes with access to all the artwork used in the tutorials for you to follow along.  Next you will learn how to prepare your art for successful paintings that allow you to always make tweaks and changes.  Then you will learn how to paint super-heroes starting with the basics and working up to painting the details like capes, cowls, and weapons.  You will also learn how to paint the secret identity of heroes and learn Hi-Fi’s tricks for painting faces.  In the special effects section you will learn to paint backgrounds, lighting effects, super powers and more.  Plus learn how to add word balloons and text to your comic book artwork, and do it all with your iPad.  You will also learn how to save and share your paintings to popular social media services and even how to export your paintings to photoshop for print including how to combine several paintings into one comic book cover.

With How to Paint Comic Books with the iPad you will learn how to transform your iPad into a portable art studio.

Download a FREE preview and pre-order How to Paint Comic Books with the iPad from the Apple iBookstore

Join Hi-Fi’s Brian and Kristy Miller for a live panel demonstration at Comic-Con international from 2:00-3:00 Friday, in Room 11AB.

Look for more info starting July 10th at

Brian Miller